Joshua Skov has been a consultant to business and government organizations on sustainability strategy for more than twenty years. Acting as a liaison between technical analysis and executive-level decision making, he has served more than 50 clients in the United States and abroad in a range of industries, including energy, food, waste management, tech, and consumer products.
Outside of the University of Oregon, Skov is a senior project director in the sustainability, energy, and climate change practice of WSP USA.
He has served on advisory bodies for World Resources Institute, Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, ICLEI, and the National Academies. He was previously a member of the statewide board of directors for Oregon League of Conservation Voters, and he served as one of Oregon governor Kate Brown’s appointees to the Lane Transit District board of directors and the board's vice president. He is a cofounder and former principal of Good Company, a leading regional sustainability consultancy.
He teaches MBA courses on clean energy and life-cycle assessment, as well as industrial ecology (a required course for the MBA students in the sustainable business track). Skov designed the gateway course to the undergraduate minor in sustainable business (MGMT 250: Introduction to Sustainable Business). He was a member of the diversity committee of the Lundquist College of Business.